April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to recognize the efforts of those who support children and strengthen families, and uncover the ways we can all play a part in keeping children safe and unharmed. Thank you for all you do to help children feel heard.
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to recognize the efforts of those who support children and strengthen families, and uncover the ways we can all play a part in keeping children safe and unharmed. We invite you to leverage the information, tools and resources we put together in this collection.
March is National Criminal Justice Month. Established by the United States Congress in 2009, its purpose is to promote awareness around the causes and consequences of crime, as well as strategies for preventing and responding to crime. Since 1988, NCJTC has been committed to those who serve our communities by providing expert, relevant training and technical assistance that addresses some of the nation’s toughest public safety challenges.
NCJTC Training and Technical Assistance Catalog - 2022 Edition. For a printable version of the catalog, visit https://ncjtc.org/catalogprint.
Distributions of toolkits are directly tied to facilitating the Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act. Ashlynne Mike was an 11-year-old who was abducted and murdered in 2016. A lack of available resource in the Navajo Nation meant that an AMBER alert was not issued for 13 hours.
Do you have the essential tools in your tool kit when responding to the abduction of a child or missing under unknown circumstances. Does your agency conduct a self-assessment to ensure they have those tools to handle these critical times? Harry Earle shares three critical items involved with the Initial Neighborhood Canvass Tool.
AMBER Alert in Indian Country Initiative (AAIIC) donated seven AMBER Alert toolkits to the seven Navajo Nation police districts.The toolkits include a Panasonic Toughbook Tablet, Pelican protector case, headset, webcam, scanner, and a camera. The toolkits were funded by the U.S. Department of Justice through the Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act of 2018.
From the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), this report provides detailed analysis of AMBER Alert cases in 2016.